Road closures were in effect Thursday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 17 west of Cobden.
Upper Ottawa Valley OPP officers and Renfrew County paramedics were called to the scene in Whitewater Region Township at about 6:30 a.m.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was unhurt.
Highway 17 was closed between Turcotte Road and Mountain Road with a detour in place.
An OPP collision reconstructionist and technical collision investigator are helping with the investigation.